New York’s Governors Ball Music Festival Relies On The Switch Access For HD Signal Transmission June 21st 2018 - 01:50 PM

The Switch, a provider of turnkey technology and services for the production and transmission of video and data, recently supplied its live HD signal transmission services for coverage of The Governors Ball Music Festival. The company used its extensive video transport network and new The Switch Access service, to deliver

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Viewpoint: The Role Of SaaS: Using Software As A Service For Media Processing And Playout May 22nd 2018 - 11:00 AM

Video consumption is changing with increased demand for video content anytime, anywhere, on any screen. As broadcasters and pay-TV operators look to deliver more content, including live, VOD, catch-up TV and start-over TV, to subscribers on a wide range of devices, being agile is becoming progressively more important.

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AWS Elemental To Help Sky’s Online Viewers Tell Who’s Who At Upcoming Royal Wedding May 15th 2018 - 11:00 AM

If you are a celebrity watcher, Sky News has the online artificial intelligence technology for you. The British broadcaster will use cloud-based machine learning technology from AWS Elemental to help viewers identify those in attendance at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor during its online coverage of the upcoming UK r

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SeaChange Rebranding Sharpens Focus On Personalization Pipeline May 14th 2018 - 01:50 PM

In an effort to attract subscribers, many of today’s most popular video service providers are now looking past simple online video streaming and towards creating a personalization pipeline to each individual user’s IP address. Certainly accommodating consumers that want to watch video whenever and wherever they want is imp

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2018 NAB Show Highlights Complex State of the Industry April 18th 2018 - 12:30 PM

Following numerous private conversations and panel discussions at the recent 2018 NAB Show, it’s become clear that broadcasters are being challenged like never before to hold the line on CapEx spending while delivering more content across their linear platforms. Because of this tricky scenario, the NAB’s annual convention was bri

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EVS Helps Customers Transition To Software-Centric Workflows With Via April 3rd 2018 - 09:00 AM

EVS is embarking on a company wide engineering initiative to transition many of its hardware-based live production products to software-defined processing modules that address all of the various elements of live production; a space EVS has been a major player in for many years.

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​IABM: “Significant M&A Activity” Still to Come March 26th 2018 - 03:00 PM

The traditional broadcast equipment industry is in a state of flux, with continual consolidation on the media customer side impacting M&A on the vendor side. The IABM recently reported a slight increase in sales but a worrying decline in profit growth, running at 75.9% of the December 2016 level. On

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